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Kubernetes Administration

  • Tuition USD $3,250 GSA  $3,110.83
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_outline 220 Ratings
  • Course Code LFS458
  • Duration 4 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This course covers the core concepts typically used to build and administer a Kubernetes cluster in production, using vendor-independent tools. We build a cluster, determine network configuration, grow the cluster, deploy applications and configure the storage, security and other objects necessary for typical use. This course offers exposure to the many skills necessary to administer Kubernetes in a production environment and is excellent preparation for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam.

Skills Gained

In this course you will learn about installation of a multi-node Kubernetes cluster using kubeadm, and how to grow a cluster, choosing and implementing cluster networking, and various methods of application lifecycle management, including scaling, updates and roll-backs. The course also covers configuring security both for the cluster as well as containers, managing storage available to containers, monitoring, logging and troubleshooting of containers and the cluster, configuring scheduling and affinity of container deployments, using Helm and Charts to automate application deployment, and understanding Federation for fault-tolerance and higher availability.

Who Can Benefit

This course is ideal for those wishing to manage a containerized application infrastructure. This includes existing IT administrators, as well as those looking to start a cloud career.

Prerequisites

Students should have an understanding of Linux administration skills, comfortable using the command line. Must be able to edit files using a command-line text editor. A knowledge of Cloud Native application concepts and architectures (such as is taught in our free Introduction to Kubernetes edX MOOC) is helpful for this course.

Course Details

Course Outline

Introduction

  • Linux Foundation
  • Linux Foundation Training
  • Linux Foundation Certifications
  • Linux Foundation Digital Badges
  • Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources
  • E-Learning Course: LFS258
  • Distribution Details
  • Labs

Basics of Kubernetes

  • Define Kubernetes
  • Cluster Structure
  • Adoption
  • Project Governance and CNCF
  • Labs

Installation and Configuration

  • Getting Started With Kubernetes
  • Minikube
  • kubeadm
  • More Installation Tools
  • Labs

Kubernetes Architecture

  • Kubernetes Architecture
  • Networking
  • Other Cluster Systems
  • Labs

APIs and Access

  • API Access
  • Annotations
  • Working with A Simple Pod
  • kubectl and API
  • Swagger and OpenAPI
  • Labs

API Objects

  • API Objects
  • The v1 Group
  • API Resources
  • RBAC APIs
  • Labs

Managing State With Deployments

  • Deployment Overview
  • Managing Deployment States
  • Deployments and Replica Sets
  • DaemonSets
  • Labels
  • Labs

Services

  • Overview
  • Accessing Services
  • DNS
  • Labs

Volumes and Data

  • Volumes Overview
  • Volumes
  • Persistent Volumes
  • Passing Data To Pods
  • ConfigMaps
  • Labs

Ingress

  • Overview
  • Ingress Controller
  • Ingress Rules
  • Labs

Scheduling

  • Overview
  • Scheduler Settings
  • Policies
  • Affinity Rules
  • Taints and Tolerations
  • Labs

Logging and Troubleshooting

  • Overview
  • Troubleshooting Flow
  • Basic Start Sequence
  • Monitoring
  • Plugins
  • Logging
  • Troubleshooting Resources
  • Labs

Custom Resource Definition

  • Overview
  • Custom Resource Definitions
  • Aggregated APIs
  • Labs

Helm

  • Overview
  • Helm
  • Using Helm
  • Labs

Security

  • Overview
  • Accessing the API
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Admission Controller
  • Pod Policies
  • Network Policies
  • Labs

High Availability

  • Overview
  • Stacked Database
  • External Database
  • Labs

Closing and Evaluation Survey

  • Evaluation Survey

Domain Review

  • CKA Exam
  • Exam Domain Review

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

I liked how the course was laid out and that our instructor took the time explain in detail about certain sections of the course material, lending his experiences definitely made it easier to understand.

I liked our instructor Michael Stapleton, thought he was warm and genuine in his demeanor, lending humor at times making students feel comfortable and especially making the course more enjoyable. He was very patient with the students, taking time to answer all question and to help troubleshoot issues. I would definitely attend another course if he was teaching !!

The instructor Clarke Vennerbeck was very well prepared and had an optimal blend for theory practical examples and breaks. The speed and acoustic how he talks is very comfortable- I could follow very good therefore. Clarke is an absolute pro on the topic and i am thankful he was the teacher of this class- Many thanks, Sandro

Overall good training. Learned lots new information.
Good reading material. Trainer shared additional links to kubernetes io documentation.

Great Labs
Excellent notes provided by instructor and take home booklet is a useful reference

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